UPDATE:Eastbound I-10, in Crowley, reopens after pedestrian struck on roadway


UPDATE: Both eastbound lanes of I-10 are open at this time.  

All eastbound lanes of Interstate 10, in Crowley, are closed  Sunday night  after a pedestrian was hit by a car, according to police. 

The Crowley Police Department responded to calls of a person struck in the area of milepost 79 around 7:20 p.m.

The victim remains unidentified.

Police say the victim, a white male, stepped into the lane of traffic from the access road of VFW Drive.

He was transported to a local hospital and then flown to a second hospital with injuries, according to police. 

Traffic is being diverted at mile post 76, police said. 

The east bound lane of I-10 will remain shut down as officers conduct their investigation, police said.

Vehicles are being diverted from the Estherwood exit onto Highway 90 for approximately the next hour or so. 

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